Biological Technicians

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Occupation Description

Biological technicians assist biological and medical scientists in laboratories. They often setup, operate, and preserve laboratory devices and apparatus, monitor experiments, make interpretations, and analyze and record results and often study organic materials, such as blood, food, and drugs.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

72740

Job Openings By 2020

37900

Growth Rate

13.5%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors of Science in Biology

Required Work Experience

None

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